Luck not leaving it to chance

17th Sep 2018

It’s not a lock, but it is mighty close.

West Aussie Curtis Luck has one hand on a PGA Tour Card for next season after finishing strongly at the Boise Open during the Tour Finals on Sunday.

The top-25 finishers from the four-event Tour Finals Series will earn an elusive ticket to the PGA Tour, with the final event beginning on Thursday in Florida.

The Cottesloe member was looking to build on his promising start to the finals campaign, starting the week in 12th position.

Despite yielding solid results throughout the week, Luck found himself in a projected finish of 19th in the overall standings, needing a big finish to remain on track for a card.

Back-to-back birdies on 16 and 17 were the perfect solution, rescuing his round to finish at one-under-par for the day and T24 at the Boise Open.

Luck now sits at 16th in the Tour Finals standings with a total of $41, 587 from the three events thus far. Pundits suggest that position may be enough to secure the card with the same amount of money earned promising a card in 2017; however Luck won’t leave it to chance.

The former US Amateur Champion will tee off in the Tour Championship on September 20, with another strong week all but guaranteeing the 22-year-old a spot in the big time.